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Treatise on the Botanic Theory and Practice of Medicine.

WORTHY, A.N.

Publication Date: 1842
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WORTHY, A.N. Treatise on the Botanic Theory and Practice of Medicine. Forsyth, GA.: C.R. Hanleiter, 1842. viii, 631,[1]pp. Contemporary calf, gilt morocco label. Some wear and scuffing to calf. Light scattered foxing. Small chip in outer margin of final three text leaves. Overall, a very good copy. American Medical Imprints 40-1388. Berman & Flannery, America's Botanico-Medical Movements. OCLC 6775441. A useful manual tying the medicinal benefits of certain plants to specific afflictions. Appended is an extensive glossary. The author was a professor at Southern Botanico-Medical College, one of a number of institutions then championing the "botanico-medical movement." The movement was based on establishing a vegetable Materia Medica rooted in indigenous North American plants to facilitate medical care in rural America. An unusual southern imprint. Not in De Renne. Bookseller Inventory # 48543

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Title: Treatise on the Botanic Theory and Practice ...

Publication Date: 1842

Binding: Hardcover

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